2022 Top Airfreight Forwarders

2022 Essential Financial and Operating Information for the 100 Largest Logistics Companies in North America
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Top Airfreight Forwarders

Company Headquarters Airfreight (Metric Tons)
1 Kuehne + Nagel Switzerland 2,220,000
2 DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding Germany 2,096,000
3 DSV A/S Denmark 1,600,000
4 DB Schenker Germany 1,400,000
5 Expeditors International of Washington United States 1,047,200
6 Nippon Express Japan 971,763
7 UPS Supply Chain Solutions United States 965,700
8 Bollore Logistics France 656,000
9 Kintetsu World Express Japan 556,875
10 Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Germany 552,640
11 Sinotrans Ltd. China 532,300
12 Kerry Logistics Hong Kong 520,415
13 AWOT Global Logistics Group China 486,216
14 Ceva Logistics France 474,000
15 CTS International Logistics China 398,175
16 Dachser SE Germany 365,000
17 Geodis France 346,667
18 Crane Worldwide Logistics United States 337,300
19 Yusen Logistics Japan 326,000
20 C.H. Robinson Worldwide United States 300,000
21 NNR Global Logistics Japan 288,837
22 Pilot Freight Services United States 280,000
23 FedEx Logistics United States 265,600
24 Dimerco Express Group Taiwan 251,967
25 EFL Sri Lanka 205,203
26 Logwin AG Luxembourg 182,000
27 Cargo-Partner Austria 181,050
28 Maersk Logistics Copenhagen 173,648
29 Trinity Logistics USA United States 164,000
30 Omni Logistics United States 149,978
31 Hitachi Transport System Japan 148,000
32 LX Pantos South Korea 142,000
33 Seko Logistics United States 130,000
34 Worldwide Logistics Group China 129,732
35 Toll Group Australia 117,400
36 Mainfreight Ltd. New Zealand 114,736
37 Scan Global Logistics A/S Denmark 101,000
38 Beijing Harmony Shipping & Forwarding Agent China 100,000
39 AIT Worldwide Logistics United States 97,628
40 BDP International United States 76,000
41 CLASQUIN France 71,257
42 XPO Logistics United States 70,200
43 Savino Del Bene Italy 64,800
44 OIA Global United States 59,000
45 Nissin Corp. Japan 55,000
46 APL Logistics Singapore 54,000
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DB Schenker to Acquire USA Truck for $435 Million

USA Truck on road

USA Truck is being acquired by DB Schenker in a $435 million deal announced June 24.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 24, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

STB Urged to Reject CP-KCS Merger

Kansas City Southern train (left) and Canadian Pacific train)

Three of the five members of the Federal Maritime Commission are urging the Surface Transportation Board to reject Canadian Pacific Railway’s plan to merge with the smaller, but strategically significant Kansas City Southern Railroad.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 23, 2022
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

House Funding Panel Approves Fiscal 2023 Transportation Bill


A House panel on June 23 approved legislation that would fund operations at the U.S. Department of Transportation for fiscal 2023.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 23, 2022
Business, Logistics

Fuel Costs Renew Focus on Empty Miles

empty trailer

Trucking is renewing focus on empty miles amid rising diesel prices that lead to greater expense.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 23, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

Ports on Both Coasts Report Record Volume in May


The strong pace of imported goods to the nation’s ports continued in May.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 23, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Ocean Shipping Reform Act Won’t Benefit Port of Vancouver

 Freight trains pass in front of the United Grain Corp. terminal at the Port of Vancouver

Consumers and exporters saw financial turmoil from tumultuous international shipping practices in the past year. But the Port of Vancouver was not impacted like other harbors were.

Lauren Ellenbecker | The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash.
June 23, 2022
Government, Business, Logistics

US Ports Face Renewed Congestion Amid China Reopening

Port of Los Angeles

As China lifts its latest coronavirus lockdowns, experts worry the resulting influx of goods flowing from the country could renew bottlenecks at ports in the United States.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 23, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics

FedEx, FourKites Announce Partnership to Improve Supply Chain

FourKites-FedEx logo combo

FedEx Corp. and supply chain solutions provider FourKites on June 22 announced an alliance to offer customers new, real-time data and information.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
June 22, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics

US House Transportation Panel Passes FEMA Bill


The House transportation panel recently approved legislation meant to facilitate access to federal disaster assistance.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 21, 2022
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FAA Approves Zipline’s Drone-Delivery Service as Air Carrier


Zipline International Inc., a drone-delivery company that has made thousands of medical drops in Africa, was approved by U.S. regulators to operate as a small air carrier.

June 21, 2022


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